2018 APNA Elections: Call for Nominations

 

Joining the APNA Board of Directors or Nominating Committee is an opportunity to hone your leadership skills, make lasting contributions to APNA and psychiatric-mental health nursing, and form rewarding relationships with colleagues! The Call for Nominations is now open.

"It can be daunting to put your name forward, but well worth it...As you make strategic decisions, you are honing your leadership skills and gaining a big picture perspective. I wouldn't take back any of the time I have given."

– Immediate Past President Kris McLoughlin, DNP, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN

 

Key Dates

  • Monday, 5/21: Nominations Deadline
  • Wednesday, 6/19: Election Polls Open
  • Monday, 8/20: Election Polls Close
  • August/September: Election Results Announced
  • Saturday, 10/27: Term of Office Begins

Submit a Nomination

To nominate yourself or a colleague, email your contact information to Nicholas Croce by Monday, May 21, 2018 at inform@apna.org.  Additional information will be provided upon receipt of your nomination.

Submit a Nomination


More Information

When considering candidates, the Nominating Committee is guided by the following section from the APNA Bylaws:

Section 2. Qualifications
All Directors and Officers, except the Executive Director, must be voting members in good standing for at least one year immediately prior to assuming office. Nominees for the officer and director positions who have actively served the APNA shall be considered to have preferred qualifications. All nominees shall be required to file a conflict of interest statement. Insofar as possible, the Nominating Committee will endeavor to have a balanced slate of candidates reflecting geography, gender, professional experience, and racial diversity in order to achieve a balanced Board of Directors reflective of the membership.


Serving on the Board of Directors2018 Board members at their Ignite Session.

The APNA Board of Directors are thought leaders who guide APNA's strategic direction, mission, purpose and values.

  • Stay abreast of current developments in psychiatric-mental health nursing, nursing, and mental health
  • Review materials and participate in discussions with fellow board members online through Member Bridge
  • Participate in monthly conference calls
  • Attend three in-person board meetings (February 2019, June 2019, October 2019)

Serving on the 2019 Nominating Committee

The 2019 APNA Nominating Committee is charged with reviewing the nominations and selecting the slate of candidates for the 2019 election year.

  • Review nominations online throughout April/May 2019
  • Participate in approximately two conference calls to finalize the election slate
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